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Does DeMarcus Cousins give the Warriors the greatest starting five ever? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate if the Golden State Warriors will have the greatest starting five ever when DeMarcus Cousins returns from hi...

Stephen A. to Russell Westbrook: 'Stop taking those shots' | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether there should be a cause for concern over Russell Westbrook's shooting woes and if the Oklahoma City ...

Lakers, Rockets & Thunder can't compare to the Warriors - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is convinced that the Golden State Warriors' ability to step on the gas when they need to is the most frightening thing about them, a...

The Cowboys constantly invent new ways to lose - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith confronts Will Cain on the Dallas Cowboys' loss to the Los Angeles Rams, telling Will the Cowboys constantly invent new ways to lose,...

Andy Reid under most pressure on 2018 NFL Championship Sunday – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith, Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson, and Max Kellerman give their 2018 Super Bowl matchup predictions as well as dissect who is facing ...

NBA teams should tank for Zion Williamson - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says NBA teams like the Pheonix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks should be tanking for a player like Duke's Zion William...

Stephen A. hints that Kyrie Irving might join the Lakers in free agency | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says that an unnamed source told him that it would be easier for Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving to join the Los Angeles Lakers afte...

Stephen A. puts the GOAT debate to bed | Stephen A. Smith Show

Stephen A. Smith explains to a caller why people will perpetually disagree on who is the greatest of all time, no matter the sport. ✓ Subscribe to NBA...

Stephen A. predicts the Saints to win a nail-biter over Rams in NFC Championship | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman give predictions for the 2018 NFC Championship between the New Orleans Saints and the Los Angeles Rams. Stephen A.

76ers are one shooter away from winning the East - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says that the Philadelphia 76ers are starting to find a flow with Joel Embiid and Jimmy Butler, but they need another 3-point shootin...

Kyler Murray isn't a 1st-round NFL draft pick - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith insists that Kyler Murray isn't a 1st-round draft pick not because of his talent, but his willingness to play in the NFL. ✓ Subscribe...

LeBron's injury may deter big-name free agents from joining the Lakers - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith is very concerned about LeBron James' injury and how it affects the Los Angeles Lakers going into the playoffs and their ability to r...

Boogie Cousins' Warriors debut isn't a big deal for Golden State - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says DeMarcus Cousins' return to the basketball court does not have an effect on the Golden State Warriors' odds of winning the 2019 ...

The Celtics are running out of time to be contenders - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says the Boston Celtics have problems and "time is running out" to be legitimate contenders this season. Max Kellerman says Kyrie Irv...

Kyrie Irving is using LeBron James as a prop - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman suggests that Kyrie Irving's phone call to LeBron James shows maturity, while it also sends a message to his teammates that they should ...

Stephen A. will blame Chris Paul if the Rockets don’t win the NBA Finals | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman break down James Harden's historic streak. Stephen A. Smith says Chris Paul is to blame if the Rockets don't meet t...

LeBron James being sidelined this long concerns me - Stephen A. l First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate if LeBron James being out for this long raises a cause of concern for the Los Angeles Lakers. ✓ Subscribe to...

Stephen A. breaks out a cigar to celebrate the Cowboys’ playoff loss | First Take

Stephen A. Smith dons a cowboy hat and breaks out a cigar to celebrate the end of the Dallas Cowboys' season on First Take. ✓ Subscribe to ESPN on ......

Stephen A. takes issue with Ben Roethlisberger not being criticized like Antonio Brown | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says he thinks the real issue with the Pittsburgh Steelers is that critics are focusing more on Antonio Brown than they are on Ben .....

Will Cain breaks out Cowboys jersey to troll Stephen A. after win | First Take

Will Cain joins First Take to troll Stephen A. Smith again after the Dallas Cowboys' win over the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Wild Card round. Stephen...

Tom Brady and the Patriots have no reason to feel disrespected - Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have no reason to feel disrespected because the conversation hasn't revolved around wheth...

Stephen A. won’t entertain LeBron-Michael Jordan comparisons | First Take

Stephen A. Smith says that LeBron James definitely deserves to be on the Mount Rushmore of basketball, but adds it would be sacrilegious to try to com...

'I'm starting to get worried about LeBron James' - Stephen A. l First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman weigh in on Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James' apology for saying 'Jewish money' in an Instagram post and the impact...

Lakers need to hold on to Kyle Kuzma for dear life - Stephen A. Smith | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman of First Take get into a heated debate on whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers need to trade Kyle Kuzma for anothe...